We have hosted 20 global startups, led by the world-class Techstars startup accelerator programme and AI Venture Labs Accelerator Programme, in cooperation with Microsoft.
Held over 13 weeks, the second edition of the Techstars startup accelerator programme, in collaboration with GINCO Investments, hosted 10 companies from around the world focusing on developing innovative projects and solutions in areas of technology, IoT, construction, management and other key areas.
The value of the companies under Techstarts Accelerator Programme is estimated more than AED24 million. Similarly, the companies and startups participating in the AI Venture Labs programme in partnership with Microsoft to accelerate AI startups are valued at over AED18.4 million. With a total estimate of AED42 million in the two renowned global Accelerator Programmes.
Other initiatives hosted under our space, Country in Residence Programme, led by the Dubai Future Foundation, aims to provide business, diplomatic and cultural delegations and investors exclusive access to UAE based opportunities. The programme gives representatives from participating countries the opportunity to connect with government entities, international organisations, private sectors, startups, business leaders, scientists and experts in the region. As well as, Dubai Future Accelerator, which aims to facilitates partnerships between entrepreneurs, private sectors organizations and government entities to co-create the future, through a 9-week Programme.
A gateway and a platform to design the future, through encouraging creativity, fostering talents as well as attracting local and global partnerships is what we aim to achieve.